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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870643
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for thunderbird RHSA-2011:0311-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed HTML content.
Malicious HTML content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)

A flaw was found in the way Thunderbird handled malformed JPEG images. An
HTML mail message containing a malicious JPEG image could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2011-0061)

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which
resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
thunderbird on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1585
Bugtraq: 20100421 Security-Assessment.com WhitePaper/Addendum: Cross Context Scripting with Firefox & Exploiting Cross Context Scripting vulnerabilities in Firefox (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/510883/100/0/threaded
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:041
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:042
http://wizzrss.blat.co.za/2009/11/17/so-much-for-nsiscriptableunescapehtmlparsefragment/
http://www.security-assessment.com/files/whitepapers/Cross_Context_Scripting_with_Firefox.pdf
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12532
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0053
BugTraq ID: 46645
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46645
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14379
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0312.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0313.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0061
BugTraq ID: 46651
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46651
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14486
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0062
BugTraq ID: 46647
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46647
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14409
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